Inclusive Anthropological Research via Community Engagement: Dr. Gonzalez

Inclusive Anthropological Research via Community Engagement: Dr. Gonzalez

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Dr. Melinda Gonzalez will present on disaster, recovery, & sovereignty in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

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In this talk, Dr. Melinda González highlights the stories of Puerto Ricans residing on the archipelago during and after Hurricane Maria. Through their stories, she uncovers the different disasters they experienced, their theories of disaster, and their proposed solutions to their unique challenges. She illustrates how Puerto Ricans navigated living in a continuous state of disaster by imagining and advocating for new types of nonsovereign politics.

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Please join us for the first speaker in the colloquium series, Inclusive Anthropological Research through Community Engagement, presented by the University of Cincinnati Department of Anthropology and the Charles Phelps Taft Research Center. The full series line-up is featured below.

January 27th - Dr. Jennifer Raff from the University of Kansas presenting reflections on community engaged research as a paleogeneticist.

February 17th - Dr. Christian Wells from the University of South Florida presenting on empowering partnerships and building capacity for environmental justice.

March 3rd - Dr. Khadene Harris from Kenyon College, topic TBA

April 7th - Dr. Michelle Bezanson from Santa Clara University presenting on how to evaluate what are good practices in primate conservation.

April 14th - Dr. Rachel Ama Asaa Engmann from the Christiansbourg Archaeological Heritage Project presenting on Autoarchaeology: An archaeology for, by and with direct descendant communities.

April 28th - Dr. Melinda Gonzalez from Rutgers University presenting on disaster, recovery, and sovereignty in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.